Please view our menu (top right!) for more information about online ordering and reservations.
 
 

LOCAL SMILES

located in historic downtown fort mill, south carolina

We are a bakery, cafe, and event venue serving lunch and brunch and offering a variety of catering and rental options.

Established in 2015, Z Bakery and Cafe is owned and operated by three generations of women. We offer a casual atmosphere, friendly service, and a lot of love, along with our fresh daily-baked goods.


 

MORE THAN A BAKERY

these ladies were born to entertain

Z Bakery is known for its Southern charm, including the unique venue spaces available to rent for bridal showers, baby showers, luncheons, group meetings, and more.

Take a look around at some of the options we offer including catering and custom bakery orders. Don't see what you're looking for? Give us a call or stop by... we'd love to chat!


VENUE RENTALS

we are now booking rentals during regular business hours!
Keep in mind that our only room available for rent is the Tea Room and we will be adhering to state law maximum capacity guidelines. Unfortunately, we are not offering after-hours rentals at this time.
BOOK AN EVENT

Inquiry Info + FAQs

1Required Information
If contacting us for a rental or reservation, please include the following in your email:

• Event Type (Shower, Wedding, Party)
• Date(s) interested in checking for availability
• Number of guests
• Room(s) interested in

If you are including information for a custom cake, please also include the following in your email:

• Flavor(s)
• Guest count
Please note: delivery is available for $25 within 10 miles and $1/mile every mile after.
2Rates + Occupancy
During Business Hours
Tea Room and Sunroom
• $50 for (2) hours - $25 for every additional hour
• Up to 20 guests

After Business Hours (3 pm or later)
Entire Downstairs of the Bakery
• $150 for (2) hours - $75 for every additional hour
• 65 without patio, 75 with patio (All will not be seated in the same room but the front two rooms that are adjacent will seat 40)

*Please note, we require a $250 minimum on food and drinks during business hours and a $500 minimum after business hours

*Quotes do not include taxes or gratuity
3Menus
Buffet Style
Drinks, food and dessert are placed on tiered stands. Guests are provided clear plastic cups, clear plastic plates and disposable napkins to serve themselves in a buffet style fashion. Guest and host are responsible for leaving the room or building in the order it was upon arrival. You may upgrade to real service ware for $1.50/person. We will sweep, mop and remove trash at the end of the event.

Plated Meal Style
Meal with a server and a preset menu. Includes drink and dessert service with real service ware, clean up and trash removal.

*Party planning services are not included in any meal plans, including full service.
4What We Offer
• Custom Cakes, Cookies and Cupcakes
• Trash Can with Trash Removal
• Sweeping/Mopping of room after event
• Beer, Wine or Champagne can be brought into the bakery with prior approval only
• Party Attendant for assistance with food and drinks
• All drinks food and desserts are to be purchased from the bakery. DHEC regulations prevent us from having outside food brought in without prior approval and a signed release form. (Exception: beer, wine, champagne)

Add Ons:
• Carafes of Juice for Mimosas - $8
• Real Serveware - $1.50/person
• Hot Tea - $4.50/person
• Brownies, Cookies & Pie Bites - $1.75/person
• Custom Cakes - $3.50/slice and up
• Cupcakes - $24/dozen for basic (custom Cupcakes will be priced according to the complexity of the design)
5What We Do Not Offer
• Party Planning Services
• Floral Arrangements and Centerpieces
• Decorating Services
• Child Care
• Bartender and/or Alcoholic Beverages
• Audio/Video Services
• DJ Services
• Candles
• Minister
• Cake Cutting Services
 

VENUE RENTALS

we are now booking rentals during regular business hours!
Keep in mind that our only room available for rent is the Tea Room and we will be adhering to state law maximum capacity guidelines. Unfortunately, we are not offering after-hours rentals at this time.
BOOK AN EVENT

Rental Information

If contacting us for a rental or reservation, please include the following in your email:

• Event Type (Shower, Wedding, Party)
• Date(s) interested in checking for availability
• Number of guests
• Room(s) interested in

If you are including information for a custom cake, please also include the following in your email:

• Flavor(s)
• Guest count
Please note: delivery is available for $25 within 10 miles and $1/mile every mile after.
During Business Hours
Tea Room and Sunroom
• $50 for (2) hours - $25 for every additional hour
• Up to 20 guests

After Business Hours (3 pm or later)
Entire Downstairs of the Bakery
• $150 for (2) hours - $75 for every additional hour
• 65 without patio, 75 with patio (All will not be seated in the same room but the front two rooms that are adjacent will seat 40)

*Please note, we require a $250 minimum on food and drinks during business hours and a $500 minimum after business hours

*Quotes do not include taxes or gratuity
Buffet Style
Drinks, food and dessert are placed on tiered stands. Guests are provided clear plastic cups, clear plastic plates and disposable napkins to serve themselves in a buffet style fashion. Guest and host are responsible for leaving the room or building in the order it was upon arrival. You may upgrade to real service ware for $1.50/person. We will sweep, mop and remove trash at the end of the event.

Plated Meal Style
Meal with a server and a preset menu. Includes drink and dessert service with real service ware, clean up and trash removal.

*Party planning services are not included in any meal plans, including full service.
• Custom Cakes, Cookies and Cupcakes
• Trash Can with Trash Removal
• Sweeping/Mopping of room after event
• Beer, Wine or Champagne can be brought into the bakery with prior approval only
• Party Attendant for assistance with food and drinks
• All drinks food and desserts are to be purchased from the bakery. DHEC regulations prevent us from having outside food brought in without prior approval and a signed release form. (Exception: beer, wine, champagne)

Add Ons:
• Carafes of Juice for Mimosas - $8
• Real Serveware - $1.50/person
• Hot Tea - $4.50/person
• Brownies, Cookies & Pie Bites - $1.75/person
• Custom Cakes - $3.50/slice and up
• Cupcakes - $24/dozen for basic (custom Cupcakes will be priced according to the complexity of the design)
• Party Planning Services
• Floral Arrangements and Centerpieces
• Decorating Services
• Child Care
• Bartender and/or Alcoholic Beverages
• Audio/Video Services
• DJ Services
• Candles
• Minister
• Cake Cutting Services
 

OUR DESSERTS


From cupcakes and cookies to eclairs and whole pies, we offer a fresh case of various baked goods daily. Visit the restaurant or check out our offerings here.



ABOUT THE Z


Fort Mill has been home to the Zimmerman family for four decades. Over the years, we have developed a passion for delicacies with fresh ingredients from sweet breakfast entrees to savory lunch and dinner options.

Though established in 2015, the recipes at Z Bakery run three generations deep. At Z, you will find nothing but friendly and heartwarming service. The fresh-baked pastries vary daily, but the classic tastes are here to stay.


Left – Kristen Zimmerman
third generation

Right – Grandma
first generation